VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will leave for Mexico in just over a week. In a new interview with a Mexican news agency, he told citizens of the crime-ridden country that, while there, he hopes to be a messenger of peace, which must be fought for daily.
“Violence, corruption, war, children who cannot go to school because of their countries at war, trafficking, arms manufacturers who sell weapons so that the wars in the world can continue” is a crisis.
“More or less, this is the climate in which we are living in the world today,” the Pope said in an interview with Mexican news agency Notimex State, published Feb. 3.
The interview marks the first time Pope Francis has participated in a...READ MORE